DENVER, Dec. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the Colorado Motor Carriers Association (CMCA) recent annual meeting, Jeffrey Cummings, the President of Duffy Companies, was selected as its Chairman of the Board for the upcoming year.
In this capacity he will lead CMCA, who represents over 650 companies that are either directly involved or affiliated with trucking and transportation in Colorado. Overall trucking related businesses employ almost 100,000 people within Colorado with an overall payroll exceeding $4.8 billion.
On being selected as the Chairman for CMCA, Mr. Cummings commented that "I am honored to have been chosen by CMCA's Board to lead our industry and association during this important time when our state and industry face a number of challenges with the greatest being the current state and needs of our transportation system. CMCA has a long and distinguished history of service to Colorado which mirrors that of my own company, Duffy Crane and Hauling and I look forward to continuing that legacy."
Greg Fulton, the President of CMCA, noted that "Jeff is an outstanding businessman, community leader, and family man. We are extremely fortunate to have someone with his skills and talent as well as his passion in leading our organization over the next year."
Mr. Cummings is the owner and president of the Duffy Companies and Mountain States Industrial Contractors. Duffy Crane and Hauling, Inc., a subsidiary, originally founded in Denver in 1886, is one of Colorado's oldest companies. Duffy is an accomplished leader in heavy haul transportation, equipment installation and crane work, specializing in the movement of energy products and services throughout the Western United States.
Mr. Cummings background includes more than 30 years as a business executive, industry leader, and certified public accountant. He earned his bachelor's degrees in business administration and economics from Drury University in Springfield, Missouri.
In addition to his work with the Colorado Motor Carriers Association, Mr. Cummings is the Vice Chairman and a member of the board of directors of Pinnacol Assurance and the Pinnacol Foundation as well as serving as the president of the Rocky Mountain Crane Owner's Association. Mr. Cummings is also involved with a number of other community nonprofits and is a member of Colorado Concern, Colorado's Leading CEO Organization.
Jeffrey and his wife, Judy, live in Arvada, Colorado and have seven children and three grandchildren.
About the Colorado Motor Carriers Association
The Colorado Motor Carriers Association represents over 650 companies that are directly involved in trucking or serving the industry in Colorado.
SOURCE Colorado Motor Carriers Association